Roosevelt County sweeps EMS awards

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By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer The Floyd Fire Department and three Roosevelt County individuals won awards at the Region 3 Emergency Medical Services Conference earlier this month in Ruidoso. Roosevelt County took all of the awards at the conference, which includes EMS providers from across eastern New Mexico. Colleen Tollett of Causey Fire Department […]

Local Briefs May 13, 2008

City to mark EMS Week The Portales City Council will be presenting the Portales Fire Department with a proclamation during the special council meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 declaring May 18-24 “EMS Week” in Portales. During the week a variety of EMS educational tools and resources will be offered to the […]

Interim tag removed for fire chief

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By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer John Bridges has been appointed to the position of fire chief for the Portales Fire Department, according to Portales City Manager Debi Lee. “I’m just happy about it. John has served the Portales Fire Department well for the past many years,” Lee said. Bridges’ appointment as chief was effective […]

AMXS wins intramural championship in clean sweep

AMXS’ Keith Rochford tries to sink a field goal as EMS’ Mike Lacy attempts to block. AMXS beat EMS 59-54 to go undefeated through the Cannon Intramural Basketball Championships. Airman 1st Class Thomas Trower 27th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen pushed their way to defeat the 27th Equipment Maintenance Squadron 59-54 at the Intramural Basketball Championship […]

101 Cannon Airmen make the grade

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Air Force releases list of master sergeant, technical sergeant selectees Courtesy of Air Force Personnel Center News Service The Air Force has selected 4,613 of 23,230 eligible technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant, a 19.85 percent selection rate; and 6,904 of 41,186 eligible staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant, a 16.76 percent selection […]

And then there was one

Airman Thomas Trower Two Cannon basketball giants took to the court Tuesday to fight for an unblemished record. With 7-0 records, EMS and MDG competed to see which would be the only team in the base intramural league left with an undefeated record. EMS arrived in their new personalized uniforms ready to play and win, […]

CES survives tournament, named best on base

Airman Thomas Trower After three days of non-stop action in the fitness center, the mid-season intramural basketball champions were crowned Wednesday. CES took the championship when they defeated the then-undefeated EMS 45-40 in a game that was up in the air until the final minutes. With a relatively uneventful low-scoring first half, the only sinkable […]

EMS turns the tables on LRS #2 with 32-point win

Airman Thomas Trower “We’re getting slaughtered,” groaned LRS’ Erik Chriswell to friends in the crowd. Chriswell and the rest of the 27th Logistics Readiness Squadron # 2 team tried to play the 27th Equipment Maintenance Squadron in Tuesday night’s intramural basketball game at the fitness center, but not many people there would call what occurred […]